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Anne Sullivan at Perkins

“Fellow-graduates: duty bids us go forth into active life. Let us go cheerfully, hopefully and earnestly, and set ourselves to find our especial part. When we have found it, willingly and faithfully perform it….” from the Valedictorian speech 20 year … Continue reading

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Vision Rehabilitation Therapist Appreciation Week Commemorates Anne Sullivan

Vision Rehabilitation Therapist Appreciation Week will be observed this year the week of April 14-20, 2019 to commemorate Anne Sullivan’s birthday, on April 14, 1866. Anne Sullivan, a pioneer of the vision rehabilitation profession, was the teacher who worked closely … Continue reading

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Vision Rehabilitation Therapist Awareness Week Commemorates Anne Sullivan’s Birthday

This year marks a change of date for Vision Rehabilitation Therapist (VRT) Awareness Week. In the past, the week of Helen Keller’s birthday, June 27th was the highlight of this commemoration. For 2015 VRT Awareness Week will take place, April … Continue reading

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Vision Rehabilitation Therapist Awareness Week Commemorates Anne Sullivan

Vision Rehabilitation Therapist Awareness Week will be observed this year the week of April 12-18, 2015 to honor Anne Sullivan’s birthday, on April 14th. Anne Sullivan was the teacher who worked so closely with her student, Helen Keller, to develop … Continue reading

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Recognizing Vision Rehabilitation Therapist Awareness Week in June

A recent report by Prevent Blindness America puts the annual cost of “Vision Problems” in the US at $139 billion as of 2013. According to their report, “The Cost of Vision Problems,” this includes social and medical costs, and losses … Continue reading

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